Each time I hear the name Kodak Black I see black art, court and a lot of mistakes. He has been in so many legal issues it’s hard not to notice. He is a controversy magnet. So who is he? He is an American Rapper and songwriter.
Kodak Black Full Name: Deuson Octave
Kodak Black Age (how old is Kodak Black): 21
Kodak Black Height: 5ft 6 inches
Background: He was born on June 11th 1997 in Pompano Beach, Florida. He was raised by his mother after his parents separated. His troubles began at a very young age. When he was in middle school, he was arrested for auto theft. On May 2nd 2018, he legally changed his name to Bill K. Kapri.
Education: He was expelled in fifth grade because of fighting. In 2014, he announced that he was working towards his high school diploma at Blanche Ely High School in Pompano Beach. He gained his GED in June 2018 while he was in jail.
Kodak Black started rapping when he was in elementary school. He used to go to a local trap house and record music. In 2009, he joined Brutal Youngnz. It was a rap group. He later joined another rap group, The Kolyons. He released his first mixtape, “Project Baby” in 2013. In December 2014, he released the mixtape “Heart of the Projects” and then in December 2015 he released another mixtape called “Institution”
In October 2015, he got signed by Atlantic Records. He slowly started rising to fame especially after Drake posted a video of himself dancing to one of Kodak Black’s songs. In May 2016, he appeared in French Montana’s single, “Lockjaw”. He released his fourth mixtape “Lil B.I.G Pac” in June 2016.
On March 31st 2017, He released the album “Painting Pictures” which sold 71000 units in one week. It also reached 3 0n Billboard 200. Kodak black “Project baby 2” was released on August 18th 2017. He also released a deluxe version of it in November 2017 titled “Project baby 2: All Grown Up”. On Valentine’s Day in 2018, he released the mixtape “Heart Break Kodak”
He usually sings about previous and future criminal run-ins. He is often described as a mumble rapper.
Kodak Black Albums
The rapper has two studio albums;
Painting pictures – Released on 31st March 2017
Dying to live – Released on 14th December 2018
Kodak Black Songs
The rapper has released several singles. However, I will only look at the best 10.
- Zeze: It peaked at number 2 and was his second hot to be top 10 on the US Billboard hot 100.
- Kodak Black No Flockin: He recorded it when he was 16.
- Kodak Black Tunnel Vision: It is the second single in his album “Painting Pictures”
- Kodak Black Roll in Peace: It featured the late artist XXXTentacion. It is from the album “Project Baby 2”
- Get up: From his album “Institution”. It’s about his desire to get his life in order.
- Like Dat
- Lockjaw with French Montana
- There he go
- Can I
Kodak Black new album: The rapper released his latest album “Dying to Live” on December 14th 2018. In 2019, he is to go on tour for his Dying to Live album. He has not yet announced any plans to release a new album.
Like many other artists before him, He has been prompted to delete his social media accounts at least once due to backlash from his fans.
Kodak Black Instagram: His account handle is @kodakblack with 7.8m followers. He once posted a video of himself and his friends getting oral sex from a female. He also sparked controversy when he posted how much he hated his skin colour and preferred light skinned girls to dark skinned girls.
Kodak Black Twitter: His account handle is @kodakblack1k. He has received a lot of criticism due to his post about disliking black women and his own skin colour. He also went on there explaining his oral sex video saying he had tried to change but it wasn’t happening.
Kodak Black Networth
The rapper is estimated to be Net worth $600000 in 2019.